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Potato chip nutrition, glycemic index, calories and serving size

Snacks, potato chips, plain, unsalted
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Potato chip

Potato chip
Glycemic index ⓘ Gi values are taken from various scientific sources. GI values less than 55 are considered as low. Values above 70 are considered as high.
54 (low)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 oz (28.35 grams)
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula.On PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower negative value is the more alkaline the effect is. 0 is neutral.
-19.3 (alkaline)
Calories
536
96% Calories
95% Fats
94% Potassium
89% Saturated Fat
89% Polyunsaturated fat
Explanation: This food contains more Calories than 96% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (4%) which contain more Calories, this food itself is rich in Calories more than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly it is relatively rich in Fats, Potassium, Saturated Fat and Polyunsaturated fat

Potato chip Glycemic index (GI)

54
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Macronutrients chart

Protein:
Daily Value: 14%
7 g of 50 g
14%
Fats:
Daily Value: 53%
34.6 g of 65 g
53%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 18%
52.9 g of 300 g
18%
Water:
Daily Value: 0%
1.9 g of 2,000 g
0%
Other:
3.6 g

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Nutrition Facts
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Serving Size ______________
Amount Per Serving
Calories 536
% Daily Value*
54%
Total Fat 35g
55%
Saturated Fat 11g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 8mg
18%
TotalCarbohydrate 53g
20%
Dietary Fiber 5g
Total Sugars 0g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 7g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 24mg 2%

Iron 2mg 11%

Potassium 1,275mg 0%

*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
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High level of Cholesterol may be dangerous for your health, especially if you suffer from cardio-vascular deseases.
No Trans Fats
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Trans fats tend to increase risk of coronary heart disease according to various studies. The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) states that trans fats increase levels of LDL and decrease levels of HDL. According to NAS trans fatty acid consumption should be as low as possible while consuming a nutritionally adequate diet.
Low in Saturated Fats
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Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020 recommends using less than 10 percent of calories from saturated fats link
Low in Sodium
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Extensive usage of sodium is not recommended for the people suffering from hypertonia.
Low in Sugars
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Using too much sugars can lead to weight gain or diabetes.

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium: 24 mg of 1,000 mg 2%
Iron: 1.63 mg of 18 mg 9%
Magnesium: 67 mg of 400 mg 17%
Phosphorus: 165 mg of 1,000 mg 17%
Potassium: 1275 mg of 3,500 mg 36%
Sodium: 8 mg of 2,400 mg 0%
Zinc: 1.09 mg of 15 mg 7%
Copper: 0.306 mg of 2 mg 15%
Manganese: 0.44 mg of 2 mg 22%
Selenium: 8.1 µg of 70 µg 12%
Choline: 37.5 mg of 550 mg 7%

Mineral chart - relative view

Potassium
1275 mg
TOP 6%
Magnesium
67 mg
TOP 18%
Copper
0.306 mg
TOP 25%
Manganese
0.44 mg
TOP 39%
Iron
1.63 mg
TOP 45%
Phosphorus
165 mg
TOP 49%
Calcium
24 mg
TOP 49%
Zinc
1.09 mg
TOP 52%
Selenium
8.1 mg
TOP 63%
Choline
37.5 mg
TOP 68%
Sodium
8 mg
TOP 87%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A: 0 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 9.11 mg of 20 mg 45%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 31.1 mg of 60 mg 52%
Vitamin B1: 0.167 mg of 2 mg 11%
Vitamin B2: 0.197 mg of 2 mg 12%
Vitamin B3: 3.827 mg of 20 mg 19%
Vitamin B5: 0.402 mg of 10 mg 4%
Vitamin B6: 0.66 mg of 2 mg 33%
Folate, total: 45 µg of 400 µg 11%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 6 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 22.1 µg of 80 µg 28%
Folic acid (B9): 0 µg of 400 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin C
31.1 µg
TOP 15%
Vitamin B6
0.66 µg
TOP 18%
Vitamin E
9.11 µg
TOP 35%
Folate, total
45 µg
TOP 36%
Vitamin B1
0.167 µg
TOP 37%
Vitamin B3
3.827 µg
TOP 43%
Vitamin B2
0.197 µg
TOP 46%
Vitamin K
22.1 µg
TOP 47%
Vitamin B5
0.402 µg
TOP 65%
Vitamin A
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Folic acid (B9)
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan: 108 mg of 280 mg 39%
Threonine: 253 mg of 1,050 mg 24%
Isoleucine: 283 mg of 1,400 mg 20%
Leucine: 419 mg of 2,730 mg 15%
Lysine: 424 mg of 2,100 mg 20%
Methionine: 110 mg of 1,050 mg 10%
Phenylalanine: 310 mg of 1,750 mg 18%
Valine: 392 mg of 1,820 mg 22%
Histidine: 153000 mg of 700 mg 21,857%

Fat type information

Saturated Fat: 10.96 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.84 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 12.17 g

Fiber content / ratio for Potato chip

Sugars: 0.22 g
Fiber: 4.8 g

All nutrients for Potato chip per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 17% 54% 7g 2.5 times more than Broccoli
Fats 53% 5% 34.6g Equal to Cheese
Carbs 18% 19% 52.9g 1.9 times more than Rice
Calories 21% 4% 536kcal 11.4 times more than Orange
Sugars 0% 74% 0.22g 40.8 times less than Coca-Cola
Fiber 13% 19% 4.8g 2 times more than Orange
Calcium 2% 49% 24mg 5.2 times less than Milk
Iron 9% 45% 1.63mg 1.6 times less than Beef
Magnesium 17% 18% 67mg 2.1 times less than Kidney bean
Phosphorus 24% 49% 165mg 1.1 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 27% 6% 1275mg 8.7 times more than Cucumber
Sodium 0% 87% 8mg 61.3 times less than White Bread
Zinc 10% 52% 1.09mg 5.8 times less than Beef
Copper 0% 25% 0.31mg 2.2 times more than Shiitake
Vitamin A 0% 100% 0IU N/A
Vitamin E 61% 35% 9.11mg 6.2 times more than Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin C 35% 15% 31.1mg 1.7 times less than Lemon
Vitamin B1 11% 37% 0.17mg 1.6 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 12% 46% 0.2mg 1.5 times more than Avocado
Vitamin B3 19% 43% 3.83mg 2.5 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 4% 65% 0.4mg 2.8 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 33% 18% 0.66mg 5.5 times more than Oat
Folate, total 11% 36% 45µg 1.4 times less than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin K 28% 47% 22.1µg 4.6 times less than Broccoli
Folic acid (B9) 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Tryptophan 0% 77% 0.11mg 2.8 times less than Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 81% 0.25mg 2.8 times less than Beef
Isoleucine 0% 81% 0.28mg 3.2 times less than Salmon
Leucine 0% 84% 0.42mg 5.8 times less than Tuna
Lysine 0% 78% 0.42mg 1.1 times less than Tofu
Methionine 0% 82% 0.11mg 1.1 times more than Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 82% 0.31mg 2.2 times less than Egg
Valine 0% 80% 0.39mg 5.2 times less than Soybean
Histidine 22% 82% 153mg 204.3 times more than Turkey meat
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Saturated Fat 55% 11% 10.96g 1.9 times more than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 16% 9.84g Equal to Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 11% 12.17g 3.9 times less than Walnut

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article and glycemic index text the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link of the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170649/nutrients

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